A group of young Burmese monks slowly make their way through the streets of Yangon. Yangon formerly known as Rangoon, is the capital of the Yangon Region of Myanmar, also known as Burma. Population approx. 7million
As a tourist destination, Myanmar may be young, but it is rich in history and culture. After decades under oppressive military rule, the country is finally opening up. Tourist numbers are beginning to swell, exiles are returning from the wild and a wave of uncensored media is increasingly available to a newly optimistic population.